Hunting seasons and regulations
Find out how and when to hunt legally in Washington State.
Summary of hunting seasons
Season summaries for hunting throughout Washington State.
Hunt Planner Webmap
Explore hunting regulations data and plan your hunt with this browser-based web app.
See rules for hunting deer, elk, black bear, cougar, mountain goat, and more.
Game Bird and Small Game Regulations
This regulation pamphlet details rules for Game Birds and Small Game.
2024 Spring Turkey Pamphlet cover photo contest
We’re looking for beautiful photos for next year’s Spring Turkey Hunting Rules and Regulations pamphlet. Send us your photos for a chance to win!
2023 Spring Season Wild Turkey Hunting Regulation Pamphlet
Seasons and regulations for the 2023 spring wild turkey hunts. Effective April 1, 2023 - March 31, 2024.
Rules, seasons and reporting requirements for trapping beaver, bobcat, marten, mink, raccoon, and more.
Reporting your harvest
All hunters are required to submit a hunter report, even if they didn't hunt.
Falconry is the art of training raptors to hunt small game and birds in cooperation with a human.
Hunting season setting and rulemaking
View and comment on hunting rulemaking proposals.
Hunting season setting timeline
Learn about the steps involved in the hunting season-setting process at WDFW.
Ready to head into the field? Find the hunting license that's right for you.